Travel Medicine

Premier Medical Group Hawaii

Travel Preventive medical care is needed to make sure you limit your exposure to diseases and conditions that could be hard to fight and turn life-threatening.

If you’re planning on traveling, you might not consider that you need to do more than pack your essentials. Travel medicine is an important part of your trip planning. It includes making sure you’re healthy enough to travel, but it also involves providing pre-travel counseling and getting vaccinations that may be needed depending on where you go.

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We are staffed by a team of highly experienced professionals trained in using high-end and modern technology to bring you the best medical care possible. We also understand that none of this is important if you can’t think of us as your Ohana!

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We value the opportunity to serve as your physical care provider and we don’t take our responsibility lightly! PMG’s Medical Practice is there to serve your mental, physical and emotional health.

The philosophy at Premier Medical Group is the same no matter what branch of our department you visit. We put you and your needs first. Our staff knows that there is nothing more important than serving you and your health.

“Limit your exposure to diseases and health threatening conditions while traveling.”

Research shows that the rate of international travelers is constantly climbing. In 2012 alone, it was estimated that one billion people traveled across international boundaries. Travelers are exposed to a large amount of travel-related illnesses and other health conditions. These health conditions may be something that you have never been exposed to before, which makes them hard to fight or treat. Preventive care is needed to make sure you limit your exposure to diseases and conditions that could be hard to fight and turn life-threatening.

Only a small amount of people seek pretravel medicine care. However, research shows that it is necessary to be seen by a medical professional before you leave the country to reduce the risk of these diseases. Not all travel medicine practitioners are equal. You might not get the care you need if you visit an inexperienced practice.

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At Premier Medical Group, we have over 30 years of experience in travel medicine practices.”

Our travel medicine department is headed by Doctor Scott Miscovich, who has a passion for traveling all over the world. Doctor Miscovich has visited more than 48 different countries and is one of over 1,000 healthcare providers with fellowship training in Wilderness Medicine. He has provided medical care to people in every part of the world and is knowledgeable about the precautions that you need to take while traveling.

We specialize in treating diseases and conditions that you may acquire while traveling outside of the country or simply to other parts of the region. Along with providing medical care such as vacations, preventive medications, and other general precautions, our experienced staff is there to keep you educated while you travel.

Here is a list of pretravel care you will receive when you visit our office:

Tips on preventive care from an experienced medical doctor who has traveled the world

Immunizations against the following conditions: rabies, yellow fever, hepatitis, and meningococcal meningitis, typhoid, polio, tetanus, diphtheria, and more.  Preventative medication that can help fight the following tuberculosis, malaria and diarrhea.

Precautions on bug bites, personal hygiene, water safety, and food safety

General care or those who are traveling with an illness or chronic diseases such as diabetes or kidney disease

General care upon returning from international travels to access any symptoms present before they turn into a more serious condition.

Travel advice on coming in contact with animals and walking barefoot in certain areas.

Treatment for jet lag, altitude sickness, motion sickness, insomnia, and other travel-related conditions.

Treatment for extreme weather conditions such as frostbite and heat exhaustion.

Guidance on culture behaviors, social etiquette, sexually, transmitted diseases and more.

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